Araujia

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Araujia
Araujia sericifera flower.JPG
Araujia sericifera
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Gentianales
Family: Apocynaceae
Subfamily: Asclepiadoideae
Genus: Araujia
Brot.

Araujia is a small genus of perennial vines in the dogbane family first described as a genus in 1817. The group is native to South America.[1][2][3][4][5][6]

Species[1]
  1. Araujia angustifolia (Hook. & Arn.) Steud. - Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, NE Argentina
  2. Araujia graveolens (Lindl.) Mast. - Brazil
  3. Araujia herzogii (Schltr.) Fontella & Goyder - Bolivia
  4. Araujia hortorum E.Fourn. - Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, NE Argentina
  5. Araujia megapotamica (Spreng.) G.Don - Brazil, Uruguay, NE Argentina
  6. Araujia plumosa Schltr. - Brazil, Paraguay, Bolivia, NW Argentina
  7. Araujia sericifera Brot. - white bladderflower, cruel vine - Peru, Brazil; naturalized in parts of South Africa + United States
  8. Araujia stuckertiana (Kurtz ex Heger) Fontella & Goyder - Cordoba in Argentina
  9. Araujia subhastata E.Fourn. - Brazil

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b The Plant List
  2. ^ Forzza, R. C. 2010. Lista de espécies Flora do Brasil http://floradobrasil.jbrj.gov.br/2010. Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro
  3. ^ Meyer, T. & N.M. Bacigalupo. 1979. Asclepiadaceae. 5: 103–147. In A. E. Burkart (ed.) Flora Ilustrada de Entre Ríos (Argentina). Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria, Buenos Aires
  4. ^ Fabris, H. A. 1965. Primulaceae, Myrsinaceae, Ericaceae, Plumbaginaceae, Sapotaceae, Symplocaceae, Oleaceae, Loganiaceae, Gentianaceae, Menyanthaceae, Apocynaceae, Asclepiadaceae, Convolvulaceae, Bignoniaceae, Campanulaceae in A. Cabrera. 4(5): 6–12; 298–302. In A. L. Cabrera (ed.) Flora de la Provincia de Buenos Aires. Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria, Buenos Aires
  5. ^ Biota of North America Program 2013 county distribution map, Araujia sericifera
  6. ^ Gibbs Russell, G. E., W. G. M. Welman, E. Retief, K. L. Immelman, G. Germishuizen, B. J. Pienaar, M. Van Wyk & A. Nicholas. 1987. List of species of southern African plants. Memoirs of the Botanical Survey of South Africa 2(1–2): 1–152(pt. 1), 1–270(pt. 2).

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